1. Before granting the approval of a plat or the issuance of a Development Permit. the Town Engineer and/or the Development Coordinator or his designee shall be satisfied that the proposed subdivision meets the applicable criteria set forth herein for the tract of land concerning types of soils involved, and the conditions which are requisite to assure proper execution of erosion and sediment control, proper drainage, and the overall general development. The Town Engineer and/or the Development Coordinator or his designee shall be guided by the information set forth in the findings in the National Cooperative Soil Survey prepared by the USDA Soil Conservation Service in cooperation with the Purdue Experiment Station and the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Town Engineer and/or the Development Coordinator or his designee shall also be guided by advice from the USDA Soil Conservation Service, Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District, Madison County Drainage Board, Indiana Department of Natural Resources - Division of Water and other agencies or officials offering technical assistance on the subject of soils, drainage, erosion and sediment control. The applicant shall provide the information, report or plan with his application, and any additional expense necessary to ensure adequate information, report or plan shall be met by the applicant. 
  2. No changes shall be made in the contour of the land, or grading excavating, removal or destruction of the top soil, trees or other vegetative cover of the land until such time that a plan for minimizing erosion and sedimentation has been reviewed by the Town Engineer and/or the Director of Development or his designee, or there has been a  determination by the Town Engineer and/or the Development Coordinator or his designee that such plans are not necessary.
  3. No subdivision plat shall be approved unless there has been a plan approved by the Development Coordinator or his designee and the Town Engineer that provides for drainage and minimizing erosion and sedimentation consistent with this chapter, and that an improvement bond or other acceptable securities are deposited with the town which will ensure installation and completion of the required improvements, or there has been a determination by the Development Coordinator, or his designee and the Town Engineer that a plan for drainage and minimizing erosion and sedimentation is not necessary.
  4. Measures used to control erosion and reduce sedimentation and to provide drainage shall as a minimum meet the soils report and recommendations of the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District. These measures shall be set out in the Erosion Control Plan, which shall be a part of the plans.